My Favorite Heroes

Pages: 2 (524 words) Published: September 19, 2014
Mu Lu
ESL 52A
8 April,2013
My Favorite Heroes
There are a lot of people who I admire most; some of them are in history, some are my family member who passed away years ago, and some of them are political leaders from history and in the present. I have a lot of reasons why I admire them because they are my favorite heroes, who inspire me greatly.

Among those people, one of my favorite heroes is general Aung San who was Burmese revolutionary leader and negotiated with British Empire for Burma’s independence, fought for freedom of Burma from British colony and was founder of Burmese Army in Burma. He was assassinated by his enemy in 1947. The reason why I admire him is because he got freedom from British colony from British country. He sacrificed his life for my country and all the people of Burma. Because of him, Burma received independence in 1947 at the same year of his assassination. He is not only my true hero but he is also a national hero of Burma. I really respect him and love him from the bottom of my heart, present and he is my greatest hero who was in history.

My second favorite hero is Aung San Suu Kyi who is Burmese opposition politician, chairperson of National League for Democracy in Burma and daughter of general Aung San. I have several reasons to say why she is my hero. She is also like her father general Aung San who wanted to sacrifice himself to Burmese people. She gives all of her energy and time for fighting democracy for Burma. Moreover, her party, National League for Democracy won general election of Burma in 1990, but unfortunately, Burmese Military Government took over the power of the country and detained her into house arrest for 21 years in Yangoon. However, she was never upset about the under failure and fought for democracy for Burma in nonviolent ways. She inspires by the greatest India hero Maha Dama Gandhi who fought for freedom of India in nonviolent ways. She was release from house arrest in 2010. She has an open mind...
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